Watch as artist r1 turns an abandoned farm into an artistic work of art in his latest public art installation, Sound of light.
The iThemba Tower project is a 20 meter-high permanent art installation made with over 6,000 recycled plastic bottles each filled with a message of hope. Share your message for South Africa with this project.
The idea of migration is central to street artist r1’s 5x5m mandala (made out of 100 reflective chevron street signs) in New Doornfontein, Johannesburg.
See the works from Urban A: Part 1, a travelling group show of street-inspired art hosted by newly launched gallery and creative studio, Space Between.
By wrapping the statue of Paul Kruger (in central Pretoria) in tinfoil for the Cool Capital Biennale, artist ‘r1’ aims to regenerate dialogue and overlooked discussions about these monuments in a subtle but provocative way.
Today we’re looking at some delightfully offbeat diptych photographs, an art installation in the making using 5000 recycled plastic bottles and a series of pen and watercolour portraits.
With a brief to Transform Today, The Residence by Absolut took place in May this year. The campaign (created by Native) aimed to bring meaningful change to Johannesburg from a creative design perspective. Six artists from various backgrounds and disciplines were brought together to live and work with […]
A collection of local creatives whose work is inspired by the city, reflecting the manufactured beauty of the urban jungle.
A new campaign by Absolut South Africa sees the brand launch their first artist residency program called ‘The Residence by ABSOLUT’.
Street artist r1 produces urban interventions to transform city spaces and create new visual alternatives. His latest piece, ‘Yield’, is found in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
Before we move forward, we’re taking a quick look back. Our 2013 Highlights kick off with an ode to cities; big and small, near and far, real and imagined. Go explore.
A little while back we featured a selection of urban interventions by artist r1. This is his most recent project, an installation in collaboration with a man who lives on the streets which r1 calls his canvas.